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Free directory website terms and conditions

This terms and conditions template should be used in relation to free-of-charge directory-type websites.

The template includes provisions relating to the procedure for submitting directory entries, the general nature and content of directory entries, and prohibited directory entries.

The template includes general rules governing the licensing and legality of user-submitted content. Those rules are applied to directory entries as well as other forms of user content.

The document also incorporates a full set of general website use terms and conditions.

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Free directory website terms and conditions contents

  1. Introduction: document governs website use; consent to website document: implied; consent to website terms and conditions: express; website user minimum age.
  2. Copyright notice: UCC copyright notice; ownership of rights in website.
  3. Permission to use website: licence to use website; no downloading; website use: permitted purposes; no modification of website content; limitations on licence to use website; redistributable content; suspension or restriction of access to website.
  4. Misuse of website: acceptable use: prohibitions; veracity of information supplied.
  5. Use on behalf of organisation: use on behalf of another.
  6. Registration and accounts: account eligibility; account registration process; no other person permitted to use account; notify on misuse of account; use of another's account.
  7. User login details: provision of login details; user ID rules and impersonation; password to be kept confidential; notify on disclosure of password; responsibility for password loss.
  8. Cancellation and suspension of account: rights of operator over free website account; cancellation policy for unused accounts; cancellation of free website account by user.
  9. Directory: website directory.
  10. Free directory listings: free directory listing submission process; free directory listing period; deletion of free listings.
  11. Rules about directory submissions: directory submissions positive rules; directory submissions compliance with acceptable use etc; keeping directory submission up to date; no directory submission with unlawful purpose; reservation of right to reject or delete directory submissions.
  12. Our rights to use your content: definition of user content; licence of user content; sub-licensing of user content; right to bring proceedings in respect of user content; waiver of moral rights in user content; user may edit own content; delete etc user content on breach.
  13. Rules about your content: user content warranty; no unlawful user content; user content rules; civility and user content; hyperlinking and user content; previous complaints and user content.
  14. Report abuse: request to report abuse; how to report abuse.
  15. Limited warranties: no warranties for information; right to discontinue website publication; no implied warranties or representations relating to website.
  16. Limitations and exclusions of liability: caveats to limits of liability; interpretation of limits of liability; no liablity for free information or services; no liability for force majeure; no liability for business losses; no liability for loss of data or software; no liability for consequential loss; no personal liability.
  17. Indemnity: indemnity from website users.
  18. Breaches of these
    terms and conditions
    consequences of breach; non circumvention of measures upon breach.
  19. Third party websites: third party websites: hyperlinks not recommendations; third party websites: no control or liability.
  20. Trade marks: trade mark ownership; third party trade marks on website.
  21. Competitions: competitions on website; competition terms and conditions.
  22. Variation: document may be revised; variation of website document: unregistered users; variation of website document: registered users.
  23. Assignment: assignment by first party; assignment by second party.
  24. Severability: severability of whole; severability of parts.
  25. Third party rights: third party rights: benefit; third party rights: exercise of rights.
  26. Entire agreement: entire agreement - use of website.
  27. Law and jurisdiction: governing law; jurisdiction.
  28. Statutory and regulatory disclosures: ecommerce regulations: trade register; ecommerce regulations: authorisation scheme; ecommerce regulations: professionals; ecommerce regulations: code of conduct; value added tax number.
  29. Our details: website operator name; company registration details; place of business; contact information.